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Bulletin of the World Health Organization
versão impressa ISSN 0042-9686


Bull World Health Organ vol.79 no.7 Genebra Jul. 2001

In this month's Bulletin

 ·  Risk-pooling: necessary but not sufficient?
Davies, Philip; Carrin, Guy

 ·  Has oral fluid the potential to replace serum for the evaluation of population immunity levels?: a study of measles, rubella and hepatitis B in rural Ethiopia
Nokes, D. James; Enquselassie, Fikre; Nigatu, Wondatir; Vyse, Andrew J.; Cohen, Bernard J.; Brown, David W.G.; Cutts, Felicity T.

 ·  Modelling HIV/AIDS epidemics in sub-Saharan Africa using seroprevalence data from antenatal clinics
Salomon, Joshua A.; Murray, Christopher J.L.

 ·  Neonatal mortality of low-birth-weight infants in Bangladesh
Yasmin, Sohely; Osrin, David; Paul, Elizabeth; Costello, Anthony

 ·  Predicting and comparing long-term measles antibody profiles of different immunization policies
Lee, Min-Shi; Nokes, D. James

 ·  Efficacy trial of Vi polysaccharide vaccine against typhoid fever in south-western China
Yang, H.H.; Wu, C.G.; Xie, G.Z.; Gu, Q.W.; Wang, B.R.; Wang, L.Y.; Wang, H.F.; Ding, Z.S.; Yang, Y.; Tan, W.S.; Wang, W.Y.; Wang, X.C.; Qin, M.; Wang, J.H.; Tang, H.A.; Jiang, X.M.; Li, Y.H.; Wang, M.L.; Zhang, S.L.; Li, G.L.

 ·  Efficacy of oral azithromycin versus topical tetracycline in mass treatment of endemic trachoma
Fraser-Hurt, Nicole; Bailey, Robin L.; Cousens, Simon; Mabey, Denise; Faal, Hannah; Mabey, David C.W.

 ·  Operational issues in preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1 in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, 1998-99
Msellati, Philippe; Hingst, Gepke; Kaba, Fanta; Viho, Ida; Welffens-Ekra, Christiane; Dabis, François

 Policy and Practice
 ·  Three case definitions of malaria and their effect on diagnosis, treatment and surveillance in Cox's Bazar district, Bangladesh
Montanari, R.M.; Bangali, A.M.; Talukder, K.R.; Baqui, A.; Maheswary, N.P.; Gosh, A.; Rahman, M.; Mahmood, A.H.

 ·  Every death counts: measurement of maternal mortality via a census
Stanton, Cynthia; Hobcraft, John; Hill, Kenneth; Kodjogbé, Nicaise; Mapeta, W.T.; Munene, Francis; Naghavi, Moshen; Rabeza, Victor; Sisouphanthong, Bounthavy; Campbell, Oona

 ·  Effect of removing user fees on attendance for curative and preventive primary health care services in rural South Africa
Wilkinson, David; Gouws, Eleanor; Sach, Marlene; Karim, Salim S. Abdool

 ·  Reinsurance of health insurance for the informal sector
Dror, David M.

 Public Health Classics
 ·  Setting health priorities: the development of cost-effectiveness league tables
Fox-Rushby, Julia; Mills, Anne; Walker, Damian

 ·  Economics of coronary artery bypass grafting

 Books & Electronic Media
 ·  Resource allocation in decentralized health systems
Varghese, Joe

 ·  Diethylene glycol poisoning in Gurgaon, Haryana, India, 1998
Kumar, Ashwini

 ·  Treated nets vs house spraying
Curtis, Christopher; Mazava, Abraham

 ·  Intermittent drugs seen highly protective against malaria
Wise, Jacqui

 ·  Drug-resistant HIV increasing, UK study finds
Birmingham, Karen

 ·  Europe gets tough on smoking
Hagmann, Michael

        · texto em Inglês
 WHO News
 ·  Countries split over tobacco treaty
Davey, Sheila

 ·  In Brief

 News Features
 ·  Herbs for health, but how safe are they?
Aschwanden, Christie